Some cancer patients are being “written off” as being too old for treatment, a charity has warned.
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Sunday 19 February 2012
David Cameron is facing pressure to allow healthcare professionals to take part in tomorrow's summit on NHS reforms.
Friday 17 February 2012
Doctors' leaders have written to the Government over “serious misgivings” about the rollout of a new number for non-emergency services.
Tuesday 14 February 2012
A Palestinian prisoner who human rights organisations say may be "approaching death" after 58 days on hunger strike has lost his appeal against an order holding him for four months without trial.
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Wales is looking to become the first UK country to introduce an opt-out scheme for organ donation – where a patient is considered to have given consent for their organs to be used unless they have made it clear they do not – after a report cast doubt on whether the current system could meet growing demand.
Monday 13 February 2012
Downing Street dismissed suggestions today that Health Secretary Andrew Lansley should be sacked and insisted ministers were "fully behind" his NHS reforms.
Sunday 12 February 2012
David Cameron today sought to quash speculation over the survival of Health Secretary Andrew Lansley and his controversial NHS shake-up.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Tuesday 24 January 2012
Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has defended his reorganisation of the NHS, describing a highly critical report by MPs as “out of date” and “unfair” to the health service.
Thursday 19 January 2012
The head of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has said he "utterly rejects" a Government claim that opposition to the health Bill is actually about pensions.
Friday 06 January 2012
The Government remained embroiled in a row over public sector pensions tonight after failing to win the endorsement of its final offer from the country's biggest teaching unions.
Thursday 05 January 2012
Leaders of 100,000 health service workers today rejected the Government's final offer on pensions, dealing a blow to hopes that the bitter dispute could soon be resolved.
Tuesday 03 January 2012
The Government and the Labour Party are being urged to overhaul England's “failing” social care system, which experts say is leaving 800,000 elderly people “lonely, isolated and at risk”.
Saturday 17 December 2011
The financial crisis engulfing three hospitals in Yorkshire was dramatically worsened yesterday after an employment tribunal awarded £4.5m compensation to a consultant who was hounded out of her job.
Wednesday 14 December 2011
Thousands of lives could be saved if cheap alcoholic drinks were made more expensive, medical experts said.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
The Government's reforms of the NHS "continue to cause chaos" on the ground, doctors leaders said today.
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